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The Flamboyant Style

The story behind
15 Sep 2020
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Between 1946 and 1950 Ghia and Stabilimenti Farina proposed a limited series of car bodies with a low and flowing line - designed by Capalbi - whose most striking feature were the covered wheel arches on the front and rear, a solution that required to widen the car to allow steering. These cars had opulent...

Ares Design announces S1 Project

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14 Sep 2020
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Luxury Italian coachbuilder ARES has revealed a full scale model of the newest addition to the ARES family – a jaw-dropping, low-profiled supercar – S1 Project. The car, wholly designed by the Italian company, was conceived from a simple brief from ARES’s product team; a car to comprise hypercar design, supercar performance and a sportscar...

The Chrysler K-300 Special by Ghia

a closer look
29 Aug 2020
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This one-off 2-seater coupe is designed by Virgil Exner, the famous designer of Chrysler in 50s, in cooperation with Luigi Serge known as “Gigi” who was the International Commercial Director and a well-known designer at Ghia studio, also a close friend of Exner’s. The Long hood, low roof and tail fins were Exner’s signature also...

Poltu Quatu 2020

Events
09 Aug 2020
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The Poltu Quatu Classic is back among major international events with the fifth edition of the most glamorous Concours d’Elegance of the summer organised by Auto Classic and Between Comunicazione in collaboration with the Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu and Bcool City Magazine. On 10, 11 and 12 July authentic four-wheeled gems from the most important...

Ferrari P540 VS Ferrari 330 LMB

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07 Aug 2020
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The Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta is a one-off convertible sports car based on the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano. This car represents the second car in Ferrari's Special Project program. Edward Walson commissioned the car in 2008, asking Ferrari to build a modern interpretation of the gold covered Carrozzeria Fantuzzi-bodied Ferrari 330 LMB built for the...

ARES DESIGN and Lalique launch automotive collaboration

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04 Aug 2020
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Luxury Italian coachbuilder ARES Design and world-renowned French crystal maker Lalique announce their collaboration to produce a bespoke limited-edition car expected to be revealed later this year. To mark the announcement the companies released an enticing teaser shot revealing the sleek silhouette of the ultimate luxury accessory. Modena-based ARES Design will be responsible for the...

Touring Superleggera Aero3 will be unveiled in September

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31 Jul 2020
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Touring Superleggera is pleased to announce that the project designated as Touring Berlinetta Aero has now been officially named Touring Aero3. The name fits ideally to the special features of the new car, and finds inspiration from the focus placed on the importance of aerodynamic coachwork by Touring in the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, which...

Boneschi logo evolution

Carrozzeria Boneschi was established in Milano by Giovanni Boneschi in 1919. Since that day in, Carrozzeria Boneschi has remained an outstanding exponent of the Italian Style on the international coachbuilding scene. This is the story of an industrial enterprise blessed ...
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Ghia logo evolution

Carrozzeria Ghia SpA, established 1916 in Turin, was an Italian automobile design and coachbuilding firm, established by Giacinto Ghia and Gariglio as Carrozzeria Ghia & Gariglio. The headquarters was located at 4 Corso Valentino in Turin. From 1973, the Ghia ...
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Bertone logo evolution

Carrozzeria Bertone has a long history and is without doubt one of the most important coachbuilder ever. It was based in Grugliasco in northern Italy. Gruppo Bertone was founded as Carrozzeria Bertone in 1912 by Giovanni Bertone. Designer Nuccio Bertone ...
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The Flamboyant Style

Between 1946 and 1950 Ghia and Stabilimenti Farina proposed a limited series of car bodies with a low and flowing line - designed by Capalbi - whose most striking feature were the covered wheel arches on the front and rear, ...
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Bertone

Bertone was founded in November 1912, when Giovanni Bertone, then aged 28, opened a workshop specialising in the construction and repair of horse-drawn carriages. He started out with three workers. At the beginning of the 20th century cars were a ...
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revelli

Revelli di Beaumont

Of ancient Piedmontese noble origins, he was born in Rome on June 25th 1907 from Abiel Bethel, a well-known weapons designer, and by Lucia Bonomi. He studied and graduated from the Military Academy of Nunziatella, in Naples, but at the ...
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Touring Superleggera

In early 1926, two lawyers from Milan – Felice Bianchi Anderloni and Gaetano Ponzoni – decided to leave behind the world of law and follow their passion for the automobile, purchasing a controlling interest in Milan-based coachbuilder Carrozzeria Falco from ...
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Carrozzeria Monterosa

In 1946 Giorgio Sargiotto founded the Monterosa Bodyshop, together with Edgardo Barbero who assumed the role of CEO.From the inspection of the Turin Chamber of Commerce, it appears that the limited liability company Carrozzeria Monterosa was established on 11 January ...
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Ghia Supersonic

Ghia Supersonic was a small series of different chassis built by various manufacturers cars. The origin of the series was a bodywork for a racing car, designed as an individual and built by Giovanni Savonuzzi for Virgilio Conrero. After the ...
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The Chrysler K-300 Special by Ghia

This one-off 2-seater coupe is designed by Virgil Exner, the famous designer of Chrysler in 50s, in cooperation with Luigi Serge known as “Gigi” who was the International Commercial Director and a well-known designer at Ghia studio, also a close ...
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The Alfa Romeo ‘Satan’s Breath’

Soffio di Satana, is the name given by Eng. Anderloni (founder of Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera) to a model of Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Turismo designed and built by him with a very personal, aerodynamic and very elegant style. At that ...
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The Alfa Romeo Dardo

The Dardo, a spider based on the mechanicals of the Alfa Romeo 156, is yet another example of Pinifarina's passion for the car, the research for innovative forms of expression, research which, in the run-up to the "67° Salone Internazionale ...
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Tom Tjaarda last creation

Presented at the "Super Car Parade 2019" at Parco del Valentino, exhibited at Circolo del Design di Torino, the one-off "124 Tjaarda Targa", by Tom Tjaarda, was subsequently awarded as "show car" at the Castello di Meano Elegance Competition. The ...
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The Alpine OSI CRV

In the 1950s, ABS plastic (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene) was developed by Marbon-Chemical in the USA. This plastic is marketed by Marbon-Chemical under the trade name Cycolac and used primarily for housing parts or boat building. In order to better market the product ...
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The Alfa Romeo 412 Spider Vignale

The Alfa Romeo 412 Spider Vignale was a racing car built in 1939 with a Touring body then changed in 1951 by Vignale who used a more modern and aerodynamic livery in line with Alfa Romeo style of that period ...
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